ADOP Failed At Prepare Stage With Invalid Credential Error ORA-12514

(Doc ID 1546945.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On Oracle Applications 12.2 version, ADOP generates error at prepare stage when trying to apply patch with phase=prepare option

*******FATAL ERROR*******
PROGRAM : (apps/fs1/EBSapps/appl/ad/12.0.0/bin/
TIME : Sat Apr 6 20:02:22 2013
FUNCTION: ADOP::Phase::executeSQL [ Level 1 ]
ERRORMSG: Invalid Credentials

adop patch log file has below error:

AutoPatch error:
The following ORACLE error:

ORA-12514: TNS:listener does not currently know of service requested in connect descriptor

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. adop phase=prepare


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